Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Amendments

See Lords amendments on the new Lords amendment page The most important elements of the draft agreement are these:[21] A total of five amendments to the law have been forwarded to MPs for consideration by the Lords, including the rights of EU citizens, the power of UK courts to derogate from EU law and the independence of the judiciary after Brexit. On Wednesday 22 January 2020, the House of Commons will consider the House of Lords` amendments to the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2019-21 (WAB). This bill closed its Commons phase on January 9, after its introduction in December 2019. An earlier version of the law, tabled in October 2019 in the previous Parliament, was annulled before the 2019 parliamentary elections. After the defeat of the five amendments tabled in the House of Commons, the Withdrawal Agreement was sent back to the House of Lords. The British legislative process has thus more or less come to an end, although the European Parliament will vote next week on the withdrawal agreement before Brexit formally takes place on 31 January. This vote should be adopted with ease. The Withdrawal Agreement also provides for the United Kingdom to leave the Convention establishing the Statute for the European Schools, with the United Kingdom being bound by the Convention and the accompanying rules relating to accredited European Schools until the end of the last academic year of the transition period, i.e. . . .

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